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Nine West Group is currently seeking Fall 2017 Design Interns for our Footwear Design team. This role assists the Design team in all aspects of the footwear design process (trend research, sketching, materials/colors, detailing of the line, samples, market week). Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
Perform trend research via web and magazine to provide the design team with latest trend concepts.
Trend research, help identify new trends/items and create trend flash mood boards with swipes
Assist in the building of the footwear collections
Help to sketch designs for the collection, alongside Design team
Set up sketch boards for detailing and proto meetings
Create & maintain sketch binders
Clean up sketches in Photoshop for sketch decks and color-ups
Create & maintain sketch decks
Help to detail the collection, alongside design team
Performs color-ups for customers and spec reviews
Takes notes at sketch & proto reviews
Saves & prints photos of prototypes for proto correction meetings with technical team
Accompanies designers when correcting prototypes and takes detail notes on prototype photos
Creates ornament tech packs on Photoshop/illustrator
Attend pre- and post-market sales meetings as well as various meetings with major accounts during market week.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Preferred areas of study are Footwear or Accessories Design.
Able to commit to 40 hours a week
Multi-tasking and prioritizing skills.
Must be able to take initiative.
Must be able to work well within a large team.
Photoshop, Illustrator, Excel, Word.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.